The only real laughter comes from despair.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
The lie is a condition of life.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.